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Sep 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
>> tonight, getting ready to go one on one. ( cheers ) candidates obama and romney hunker down to practice for their first debate in just five days. a crime-ridden city fires its police force. tony guida reports on why camden, new jersey, is making this dramatic move. a bumper crop of bad apples, thanks to fickle weather. manuel bojorquez talks to orchard owners counting up their losses. and new meaning to the phrase "a dog's life." michelle miller takes us inside a new luxury pet hotel. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> reid: good evening. i'm chip reid. of the 38 days remaining until election day, the most important of all may be this coming wednesday when president obama and mitt romney meet in denver for the first of three debates. the stakes are sky high, especially for mr. romney. running mate paul ryan made the case for a mitt romney presidency today in the toss-up state of new hampshire. >> we have got to stop spending money we don't have. >> reporter: vice president joe biden campaigned in battled ground florida, where he argued that the ob
Sep 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
>> glor: tonight on the road to charlotte, president obama takes es his ma to the democratic national convention through key battleground states and nancy ncydes is with him. the painfully slow recovery from isaac. thousands are still feeling its effects. manual bojorquez is in louisiana. s a football is about to begin without pro refs. tony guida with the tough calls ahead. aheet's see what the correct heswer was. >> glor: and techie toddlers. going digital. how young is too young. >> good job. >> yeah! captioning sponsored by cbs >> this is the "cbs evening news". >> and good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. eveninre was any doubt about the importance of battleground states, just look at the president's agenda. today was the eighth time mr. obama has been to colorado just this year. e campaigns there in advance of vancdemocratic national convention starting tuesday. nancy cordes is in boulder tonight. nancy? >> reporter: jeff, all weekend long and here again in boulder today the president argued that governor romney failed to lay out a clear agenda, a clear asion in his co
Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to. and guess who? you. >> reporter: the obama campaign is trying to portray romney as out of touch in the pocket of big business. but in an interview on nbc's "meet the press" romney offered a forceful defense. >> contrary to what the democrats are saying i'm to the going to increase the tax burden on middle income families. it would absolutely be wrong to do that. >> reporter: accusing democrats of playing politics, he also flatly denied he would give the wealthy a tax break. >> we're not going to have high income people pay less of the tax burden than they pay today, that is not what is going to happen. high-income taxpayers are going to fewer deduction and exemptions. >> reporter: but democrats say the path doesn't add up. if romney refuses to raise taxes, how does he pay for it all without cuts. especially to defense spending. romney said his tax policies would encourage hiring and grow the economy and balance the budget by the end of his second term. he also criticized the president and republican leaders for agreeing to mandatory across-the-board spending cuts, including on d
Sep 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, manuel. now to campaign 2012. it may be a holiday saturday but not for president obama or his challenger mitt romney. both were on the campaign trail today in battle ground states. jan crawford has been running a marathon covering the romney campaign. jan. >> reporter: well, chip, it's a big weekend for politics but also for sports. you know, it's the weekend between the democratic and republican conventions and it's the kickoff of college football. so on the campaign trail today we got some of both. >> ohio! >> reporter: ohio has a rich football tradition, but in the election, it will also be a key swing state, so paul ryan on saturday was in columbus, tailgating and cheering his alma mater, miami university of ohio, against rival ohio state. romney drew his own crowd in cincinnati, where he compared president obama's jobs record to that of a losing coach. >> if you have a coach that's zero and 23 million you say it's time to get a new coach. ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: since thursday night's acceptance speech, romney has been playing offense touring storm damage in louisiana a
Sep 22, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, has gone democratic in the last six presidential elections. as dean reynolds reports, president obama made his first campaign stop in wisconsin today, hoping to make it seven. >> it is good to be in milwaukee. >> reporter: wisconsin's 10 electoral votes are like catnip to both campaigns, so attractive, mitt romney even picked native son paul ryan as his running mate. >> we're counting on wisconsin. let's get it done! thanks, you guys. >> reporter: the president has visited the state eight times since taking office, and is here again today. the race was basically even after ryan joined the republican ticket in august, but our latest poll shows the president pulling ahead. charles franklin of the marquette law school survey found a similar, alarming trend for romney. >> the state has moved away from him since mid-august. he needs to stop that movement and bring it back. >> reporter: romney also has to contend with a potentially reenergized pro-obama labor movement here. union anger exploded when governor scott walker signed a bill into law stripping public sector workers of collective b
Sep 8, 2012 3:30pm PDT
that a weak august jobs report is another sign that president obama's economic plans just aren't working, while president obama argues that governor romney would make things even worse. >> when our opponents say this nation is in decline, they are dead wrong. >> reporter: campaigning in vote-rich central florida, the president accused his opponents of rooting against economic recovery. >> no matter what the naysayers may say for political reasons, no matter how dark they try to make everything look, there's not a country on earth that wouldn't gladly trade places with the united states of america. ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: he was referring to this comment made by republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan earlier this week in iowa. >> we are a country in doubt. we hit $16 trillion of debt that was announced yesterday. >> reporter: the two campaigns are fighting over whose plans would be more devastating to the economy. >> here in iowa, we're not better off under president obama. >> reporter: on friday, the romney campaign released 15 new ads, tailored to swing state voters
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
way when president obama announced deferred action from deportation. >> it makes no sense to expel talented young people who for all intents and purposes are americans. >> reporter: the brothers immediately applied and are among the first in the country to be accepted. what was your first reaction when you heard about deportation relief. >> we were extremely happy because of my younge sister. >> they came when they were kids in 2004. brought by their parents from mexico. now the brothers can continue their college education legal. >> so you just know that you are safe now and that you're going to be able to carry on with your goals. so go to college, get a job and just contribute back to society. >> reporter: critics say that allowing immigrants like carlos and rafael into the u.s. makes it harder for american students to get into college and to get jobs after college because of the increased competition for a limited number of spots. >> we're not asking to be given the best job. we're not asking to be given the best opportunities. we're just asking for a chance. >> reporter: rafae
Sep 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
line of criticism against president obama. republicans blaming the administration for lack of leadership in the region. today senator john mccain called the white house disengaged. >> we're leaving iraq, we're leaving afghanistan, we're leaving the area. the people in the area are having to adjust. and they believe the united states is weak. and they are taking appropriate action. >> reporter: as the administration tries to contain the damage, the white house has asked google, the youtube parent company to review the anti-muslim film that sparked those initial protests in egypt and libya. google temporarily blocked the video in those two countries but says the film does not violate its terms of use and it will remain on-line, jeff. >> jeff: anna werner, thank you. >> the libyan president east also told bob schieffer today that his government has arrested roughly 50 people for the again bazzee-- benghazi attack and at least some of them are from other countries. our charlie d'agata is in benghazi tonight. charlie, what more are you hearing about who is responsible? >> well,
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